Introduction to Electronic Portfolios in K-12 Education

facilitated by Dr. Helen Barrett
Deadline for first cohort: January 16, 2012
Registration closed.
Next class begins in April 2012.

Credit Course requirements:

  • Participation in online discussions (2 per lesson)
  • Reflective Journal for each lesson (3-5 paragraphs)
  • Develop E-Portfolio Implementation Plan (one plan per school, submitted as a team)
  • Grading Method: Pass/No Credit with letter grade option
  • Credit not required for participation in facilitated course

2 quarter credits - 6 weeks with six lessons (40 hours) starting January 4, 2012.



eportfolioThis class will provide an overview of student-centered electronic learning portfolios that also support classroom-based formative Assessment FOR Learning. Emphasis will be on how teachers can support students of all ages to use desktop, laptop, or mobile devices, focusing on (mostly free) Web 2.0 tools, to: Capture & Store Digital Evidence; Reflect on Learning; Give & Receive Feedback; Plan & Set Goals; Collaborate; Showcase Selected Work; and Evaluate Online Portfolios. (This is a generic course, with no specific tools or grade levels, although part of the process is to provide an overview of the different purposes and tools available, with an emphasis on collection, reflection, and direction/goal-setting). A major product of this course is a team developed plan for implementing electronic portfolios in K-12 education.

* Purchase orders accepted from educational institutions. Complete the Registration Form (linked above), and attach PDF version in email to Dr. Barrett, or send email to Dr. Barrett for surface mail address.

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Deadline to register for facilitated course beginning in January 2012: January 16, 2012
Deadline to register for facilitated course beginning in April 2012: April1 16, 2012

Refund Policy: The content of the course is fully disclosed online, along with the various strategies for online course interaction. There will be no refund for either Facilitated Course Registration or SPU College Credit.

© Helen C. Barrett, Ph.D. - updated January 16, 2012